Edwin Pacheco

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Edwin Pacheco
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Former candidate for
Rhode Island Secretary of State
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 47
2005 - 2011
Burrillville School Board
2001 - 2005
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Rhode Island, 2005
Personal
BirthdayOctober 23, 1981
Edwin Pacheco (b. October 23, 1981) is a former member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 47 from 2005 to 2011.

He considered running as a Democratic candidate for Rhode Island Secretary of State in the 2014 elections, but withdrew from the race on October 11, 2013.

From 2001 to 2005 he was a member of the Burrillville School Board. In 2010, Pacheco took over as chairman of the state Democratic Party. He served in that role until April 2013 when he announced he would be resigning in order to run for Secretary of State.[1]

Biography

Pacheco graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2005. His professional experience includes working as the executive director of Education in Action.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Pacheco served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island secretary of state election, 2014

Pacheco launched a campaign for election as Rhode Island Secretary of State in 2014.[1] However, he withdrew from the race on October 11, 2013, stating, “I want to give my time and energies to the kids served through Education in Action; my loving wife, our daughter Savannah; and my soon-to-be-born son. My intentions of adding ‘candidate for office’ to that list stem from my constant aspiration to apply my strengths to public service. However, now is just not the time.”[2]

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pacheco did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Pacheco was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 47. In 2008, Pacheco (D) ran unopposed and finished with 4,562 votes.[3] Pacheco raised $26,196 for his campaign fund.[4][5]

Rhode Island House District 47
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edwin Pacheco (D) 4,562

Campaign donors

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Edwin Pacheco's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
New England Regional Council of Carpenters $1,500
Rhode Island Carpenters $1,450

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Pacheco's endorsements included the following:[6]

  • Terry Hassett - Providence City Councilor

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 47
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Cale Keable (D)